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Tuesday, January 10, 2006

New Release


War and Cultural Heritage
Cyprus after the 1974 Turkish Invasion

Michael Jansen

A new book has recently been released focusing on Cyprus and the looting that occurred right after Turkish troops stormed ashore on July 20th, 1974. The book titled War and Cultural Heritage - Cyprus after the 1974 Turkish Invasion by Michael Jansen is a journalist’s account of the pillaging and destruction of archaeological sites, churches, museums, monasteries, libraries, castles and private collections by Turkish soldiers. An incredible amount of these irreplaceable items have found their way onto the black market. The book (pp.92, p/b) sells for CY£16.80.

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